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Adam Le

Adam Le
Adam Le is the News Editor for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Secondaries Investor as well as sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.

Vestar explores restructuring of 2005-vintage fund – exclusive

Vestar Capital Partners V holds around $900m in net asset value across four assets, two of which are publicly listed.

An emerging opportunity

Recent GP-led deals involving emerging markets show buyers are taking these regions more seriously.

NYPPEX: Deal volume hit $41.4bn in 2017

Last year was a record year for secondaries trading with a 10% year-on-year rise, according to estimates from the intermediary.

Goldman seeks New York-based VP

The investment bank's AIMS unit wants to hire someone to evaluate secondaries private equity deals with a focus on valuations.

AlpInvest promotes Perriello to partner

The Carlyle fund of funds unit made Chris Perriello a partner and made two other promotions in its secondaries team.

Pantheon hires ex-fighter pilot amid raft of promotions

The investment firm made 32 promotions globally including at least five who work on secondaries.

Looking back: Top people stories of 2017

The last 12 months have seen a raft of activity including an advisory to buyside jump, several step-backs and one move from a pension fund to preferred equity specialist.

Credit Suisse hires ex-Evercore MD – exclusive

Sameer Shamsi, who left the advisory firm in March, has joined the investment bank's private fund group in New York, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Ex-Coller partners launch firm – exclusive

Sebastien Burdel and Luca Salvato, who left the secondaries firm last year, are attempting to raise a restructurings-focused fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.
Christiaan de Lint

Finding beauty in complexity

Headway Capital Partners’ Christiaan de Lint says his firm, with its knack for direct secondaries, relishes ‘handling deals that other secondaries buyers don’t like’.